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Edward Dewitt Taylor

 (1871 - 1962)
Edward Dewitt Taylor was active/lived in California.  Edward Taylor is known for landscape, etcher, mural.

Biography   Edward Dewitt Taylor

Painter, etcher, designer, printer.
Born in Sacramento, CA on June 17, 1871.

Taylor settled in San Francisco at an early age and in 1896 established Taylor & Taylor Printers (the firm produced high quality printing and closed two years before his death). While working as a printer, he studied painting under Armin Hansen and Gottardo Piazzoni. During the 1930s he worked for the Federal Art Project. Taylor died in San Francisco on Nov. 7, 1962.

Exh: Calif. Society of Etchers, 1920s; San Francisco Art Association, 1923-29; SFMA, 1935; Oakland Art Gallery, 1934, 1939; GGIE, 1939. In: SFMA. 11 WWAA 1938-41; WWPC 1947; CSL; Argonaut, 4-12-1957; SF Chronicle, 2-16-1946 & 11-8-1962 (obit).

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